Stat Line Of The Night — 7/17/12 — Barry Zito

barry zitoBarry Zito’s career can be described as somewhat of a roller coaster ride that has had its fair share of ups and downs.  His 2012 season can be described in a similar manner, and on Tuesday night he was experiencing an “up” during his start against the Atlanta Braves.

Zito provided seven solid innings of work, as he allowed just three hits, one walk and zero earned runs while striking out four batters.  He also had a solid night at the plate, as he went 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI during the Giants’ 9-0 victory over the Braves.

With the win, the Giants extend their winning streak to four games while increasing their lead over the Dodgers in the NL West to three games.  As for Zito, he improves to 8-6 on the season, and his performance last night earns him “The Stat Line of the Night” for Tuesday, July 17, 2012.

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